Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to Set Up a Tent, Or, The Miracle of Inside, Outside: PT 2

PART 2: A HISTORY OF TENTS WITH MODERN EXAMPLES (for PART 1: An Introduction to Tents click here) Tents were created, as most things in human history, out of necessity. Early man grew tired of lying exposed on boulders, free to be ravaged by the elements – particularly when the elements at that time included phlogiston1. He sought […]

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How to Set Up a Tent, Or, The Miracle of Inside, Outside: PT 1

AN INTRODUCTION TO TENTS Outdoorsineering at its purest is a man with the horizon in his eyes, stepping forth alone into the brave unknown. It once was that the true outdoorsineer carried nothing except his wits, his brawn, and an enslaved native tribe to carry his steamer trunks, gather his food, and make sure no bugs snuck into his […]

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